Representations of the Social: Bridging Theoretical Traditions
October 2001, Wiley-Blackwell
List of Contributors.
Part I: Framing the Issues.
Part II: Doing Social Representation Research.
Part III: Social Representation and Social Construction.
Part IV: Social Representation and Social Categorization.
Part V: Social Representation and Social Identification.
Gina Philogène is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Sarah Lawrence College (Bronxville, New York). She has published several journal articles in both the United States and Europe and is the author of From Black to African American: A New Social Representation (1999).
- introduces social representation theory to a general readership
- combines the work of social representations theorists with prominent social psychologists
- includes contributions by academics from around the world to ensure a truly international perspective
- introductory and concluding comments by editors give the volume consistency and a framework for interpretation
"This brilliant collection of essays is going to become a seminal reader for cultural psychologists on both sides of the Atlantic." Richard A. Shweder, University of Chicago
"The book consists of an excellent and highly diverse collection of essays" Ivana Markova, University of Stirling, Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, Vol.13, No.5, September-October 2003